Archive for May, 2010

A committee and a half by Kamran Shafi

4 May, 2010
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Kamran Shafi Tuesday, 04 May, 2010 The committee set up to fix responsibility for the hosing down of the site of Benazir Bhutto’s dastardly assassination is something to behold: a federal secretary, a provincial additional secretary and the vice chief of general staff of the Pakistan Army. What a committee indeed, with a real general […]

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Achieving economic stability by Dr Ashfaque H Khan

4 May, 2010
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Dr Ashfaque H Khan Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh is the fourth person appointed by the present government in two years to look after the ministry of finance. Finance is the only portfolio which witnessed changes in faces in quick succession which speaks volume about the importance given to the economy by […]

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Good-governance as buzzword by Mir Jamilur Rahman

4 May, 2010
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Mir Jamilur Rahman Good governance is the current buzzword in Pakistan. Everyone insists, including Prime Minister Gilani, that without good governance democracy could not flourish. Justice could not reach the common man if good governance was absent from the government’s agenda. Good governance gives confidence to the people and strength to […]

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Avoiding a slippery slope by Dr Maleeha Lodhi

4 May, 2010
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Dr Maleeha Lodhi The writer is a former envoy to the US and the UK, and a former editor of The News. When President Barack Obama met Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani last month in Washington, he urged a review of Pakistan’s position in the talks aimed at halting the production […]

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UK election by Lubna Jerar Naqvi

4 May, 2010
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Gut reaction Tuesday, May 04, 2010 Lubna Jerar Naqvi The United Kingdom is all gearing up for the general election to be held on May 6. The two major political parties – Labour and the Conservatives – which have ruled the country quite single-handedly so far, have been faced with a new political force that […]

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Mezdoor Ki Jedojehed by Marvi Memon

3 May, 2010
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مزدور کی جدو جہد تحریر:ماروی میمن… ایم این اے……….. کہا جاتا ہے کہ پہلی مرتبہ قدیم مصر کے مشہور فرعون Ramses-IIIکے دور میں Royal Necropolisکے کاریگروں نے Strike کی یوں تب سے اب تک عوام حکمرانوں کی غلط پالیسیوں کے خلاف احتجاج کر رہے ہیں۔پی پی پی کی حکومت سے جو سوشلسٹ نظریات سے وابستگی […]

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Ehl e Tasewuf Key… by M. Amir Khakwani

3 May, 2010
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Youm e Fereyad by Abdulla Tariq Sohail

3 May, 2010
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Sunehri Muwaqey Ki Ser Zameen by Ammar Choudry

3 May, 2010
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Ye Fesley Bi Khud Ker Ley Gay by Saeed Assi

3 May, 2010
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یہ فیصلہ بھی خود ہی کرلیں گے سعید آسی ـ لوگ حیران ہیں‘ انہوں نے ہفتے میں دو چھٹیاں کرکے بھی دیکھ لیں۔ روزانہ رات آٹھ بجے بڑی مارکیٹیں ہی نہیں‘ گلی محلوں میں موجود کریانہ کی چھوٹی چھوٹی دکانیں بھی بند کرالیں۔ شادی کی تقریبات کو بھی تین گھنٹے تک پابند کردیا اور زیبائشی […]

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